Chelsea Handler Rips Melania Trump: ‘She Can Barely Speak English’

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Chelsea Handler refuses to interview Melania Trump because she “can barely speak English.”

Comedian Chelsea Handler speaks onstage during the 'Chelsea Does' panel discussion at the Netflix portion of the 2015 Summer TCA Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 28, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California

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The comedian — who was wearing a pink hat that said “I Stand with Planned Parenthood” — gave a firm no when she was asked if she would hypothetically ever have the first lady on her Netflix series.

“No,” Handler said during an interview with Variety. “Melania? To talk about what? She can barely speak English.”

When Handler was asked what she thinks of Melania, she said, “Exactly what I think about him [Donald Trump] as the first man. Nothing. I don’t respect either one of those people.”

Handler said if Trump was present during the interview right then she would tell him to “fuck off.”

“Fuck off,” she said. “I mean, ugh. He is the grossest.”

Melania speaks five languages — her native Slovene, English, French, Serbian and German.


After Hillary Clinton lost the election, Handler was in tears and said she “really, really wanted to move to Spain.”

“Obviously the result is not what I was hoping for,” Handler said. “Like a lot of people in this country I’m sad, I’m disappointed and I’m confused, but if Hillary can make it through a concession speech then I can make it through a stupid television show.” (RELATED: Chelsea Handler Breaks Down In Tears While Speaking About Hillary’s Loss)